The Kestrel Sportsman Weather Meter combines accurate measurement of air density and wind with a powerful ballistics calculator to deliver precise elevation and windage solutions for any gun, any round, any shot. The built-in enhanced Applied Ballistics G1/G7 ballistics solver is tested and trusted by long-range hunters and shooters.
Kestrel Sportsman Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics Measures:
Dew Point Temperature
Direction (Wind Direction and Orientation)
Heat Stress Index
Station Pressure (Absolute Pressure)
Wet Bulb Temperature (Psychrometric)
AA Lithium Battery (Average Life 400 Hours)
Protective Drawstring Pouch
Certificate of Conformity (with complete specifications)
Five Year Warranty
Employs the enhanced Applied Ballistics G1/G7 solver, including Aerodynamic Jump, Spin Drift and Coriolis corrections to achieve accurate long-range shots.
Muzzle Velocity Truing allows for accurate measurement of bullet speed without a chronograph.
Choice of solution units (Mils, MOA, or clicks)- works with any gun or targeting scope.
Weather mode offers the full environmental measurements, storage and charting capabilities of the Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter, including wind speed, direction, crosswind, temperature, humidity, pressure and altitude.
Large, hi-res, hi-contrast, graphic display is perfectly readable in the brightest sunlight. Includes both bright white and night-vision-preserving red backlight.
Rugged (drop tested to MIL-STD-810G standards), waterproof (sealed to IP67 standards) and floats.
Protective pouch, neck lanyard and Lithium AA battery included.
Through a purchased firmware upgrade (Coming Soon!), the Kestrel Sportsman can be converted to the full Kestrel Elite with its more advanced extreme long range feature set.
Spin Drift - this was not on the 4500 Sportsman
Takes 1 AA battery (instead of 2 AAA)
Battery door is in the back, sealed away from the motherboard, should your battery leak as was common with all the 4000 series
Improved high resolution screen for any lighting (even sunlight) and easy on your eyes.
Intuitive user-interface screen navigation
Multiple Languages: English, French, German, Spanish
Scratch and breakage-resistant window
All meters include both options of Red (NV - Night Vision) & White backlights.
Slightly bigger, not really noticeable difference. Fits same cases.
Roughly 10,000 data points.